Sons of the Yellow Emperor: A History of the Chinese Diaspora

Sons of the Yellow Emperor: A History of the Chinese Diaspora

Paperback Kodansha Globe

By (author) Lynn Pan

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  • Publisher: Kodansha America, Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 142mm x 211mm x 33mm | 544g
  • Publication date: 29 August 2000
  • ISBN 10: 1568360320
  • ISBN 13: 9781568360324
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: 28 b&w photographs, 2 maps

Product description

A study of the continuing migration of the Chinese diaspora. The book blends history, biography and travel writing with a personal portrait from the author. THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S GREATIEST CONTINUING MIGRATION The Chinese Diaspora stretches all over the world. It represents the most widespread and prolonged series of migrations by one nation ever. Chinese emigrants have been tycoons in Hong Kong and America, coolies in Peru and South Africa, underworld gangsters in San Francisco and Bangkok. Today, whether as near-slave laborers on illicit

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LYNN PAN, raised in Shanghai, Borneo, and England, now lives in Hong Kong. She is also the author of Tracing it Home (Kodansha America, 1993)